Team


AlphaPet Ventures – we win as a Team

The success of AlphaPet Ventures is based on a strong team with outstanding minds and talents.
Our vision and values shape the AlphaPet corporate culture. With talents, expert knowledge and passion for the topic of technology & animals, we take AlphaPet a step further every day in partnership and teamwork. Because only together can we achieve our ambitious goals!

AlphaPet Management – skilled Experts with One Vision

Marco
Hierling

Founder / CEO
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  • Founder of pets Premium and AlphaPet Ventures GmbH
  • Experience in management consulting at Capgemini & BearingPoint
  • Studied business administration at the LMU Munich
  • Proud owner of dog Noel
  • National team paragliding

Jochen
Missel

Co-CEO
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  • Co-CEO of AlphaPet and responsible for the online business
  • Experience in management consulting with Oliver Wyman
  • Master in International Business at the GGSB (France)
  • Studies of econom. -Ing. at the DHBW
  • Proud owner of dog Lotta
Christian Maerzke NEU

Christian
Maerzke

CSO
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  • Chief Sales Officer of Premium Pet Products GmbH
  • Partner at the company builder Venture Stars
  • Experience as Inhouse Consultant at KfW Bankengruppe
  • Proud owner of dog Joschi
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Kumar
Jeswani

CFO
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  • Strong and international experience as CFO
  • Private Equity and IPO experienced
  • Strategy consulting and M&A background
  • Experience in management consulting at Arthur D. Little

Stefan
Pfannmöller

Founder / Advisor
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  • Founder of ePetWorld and AlphaPet Ventures GmbH
  • Partner at the company builder Venture Stars
  • Founder of 5 successful companies
  • Professional athlete and Olympic medal winner
Benjamin Soller

Benjamin
Soller
COO
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Markus Schneider

Markus
Schneider
CTO
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Sven Schlager AlphaPet Brand Director Wildes Land

Sven
Schlager
CBO
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Nina
Bratan

Director Marketing
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Patrick
van Helden

Director Sourcing
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Alina
Demmel

Director
Online Product
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AlphaPet Team

AlphaPet Lead Investors & Partner

Capiton
Reimann Investors
Venture Stars
Mountain Partners